Grace Quackenbush

1 January 1896–8 September 1973 (Age 77)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Quackenbush was born on 1 January 1896, in North Carolina, United States, her father, James Henry Quackenbush, was 31 and her mother, Delora A. Perry, was 30. She married John Dolphas Johnson on 24 December 1926, in Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hickory Mountain Township, Chatham, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Albright Township, Chatham, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 September 1973, in Reidsville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Reidsville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States.

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John Dolphas Johnson
Grace Quackenbush
Marriage: 24 December 1926
Louise Johnson
James Taylor Johnson

Spouse and Children

    John Dolphas Johnson



24 December 1926
Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Quackenbosch, a topographic name from Dutch quaak ‘swamp’ (cognate with the English word quagmire) + bosch ‘woodland’, ‘wilderness’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Gracy Quakenbush in household of Quakenbush, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gracy Quakenbush in household of James Quakenbush, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Quackenbush in household of James H Quackenbush, "United States Census, 1920"

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